Grange School Wins Zenith Bank/Ikoyi Club Swimming


Grange School at the weekend emerged the champions of the Ikoyi Club 1938 Inter-school Swimming Gala for Secondary Schools.

The competition sponsored by Zenith Bank saw Grange toping with 240 points after amassing 12 gold, 11 silver and eight bronze medals.

British International School finished second with 170 points which comprise eight gold, seven silver and two bronze medals while Children’s International Schools came third with 80 points after winning five silver and six bronze medals.

15-year-old Nulia Nwokolo was the star athlete for Grange as she won four gold medals in 15-16 years butterfly girls; backstroke girls; freestyle girls and freestyle relay girls.
In some other individual awards, Amaka Kanu of XFactor team won the best overall female with Omooluwani Obatoyinbo of BIS going home with the best overall male award.

Individual per age category goes to Adewole Adekoye of Grange as the best 11-12 male while the female was won by Amaka Kanu of XFactor. The best 13-14 male goes to Obatoyinbo of BIS as Feechi Odinkalu also of BIS won the female category.

Olaseni Adekeye and Nwokolo of Grange won the best 15-16 male and female respectively.
The Chairman, swimming section of Ikoyi Club 1938, Segun Adekoya, appreciated the sponsors, Zenith Bank, and the parents for a successful competition over two weekends.

The primary schools edition of the competition was held towards the end of January.
Adekoya promised that some of the students would be monitored as the club continues to build brilliant children good in academics and sporting activities.